Announcements, June 16

Sue McConnell

Saint George’s parish extends sympathy to the family of Sue McConnell. Sue passed away on Monday, June 12.


Visitation:  A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Belleville, IL.


Funeral:  A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Belleville, IL with Father Dale Coleman officiating. Burial of cremains will follow at the church.


Vestry Meeting – Rescheduled!

The Vestry meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 13, has been rescheduled for June 20 at 7:30 p.m., in the conference room.


Attention St. George’s Cursillistas!

Cursillo XXXV will be held from June 22-25 at Toddhall. Cursillistas can help in a variety of ways. On several days, help is wanted for set up and clean up. Palanca is needed. Please see the June/July Dragon for more details.


Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group

The WEDG, (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group), will be going to DINNER on Wednesday, June 28 at 6:30 pm. We will be going to Columbia, to Bully’s Smokehouse, located at 1280 Columbia Center, phone 281-2880. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (headcount). Come for Good Fun, Good Food and Good Conversation.


Gardeners Wanted!

Volunteers are needed to maintain the parish gardens. Individuals, a few friends, or a group can adopt a garden! Some people like roses. They could cultivate the rose garden. Some people like hostas. Those individuals could tend the courtyard. The newly planted hillside (on “D” Street) will only thrive if the weeds are pulled. A parish ministry could adopt the hillside. Contact the parish office for additional information 618-233-6320.


Convoy of Hope

The Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that helps people throughout the world by sharing food, water, emergency supplies, agricultural know-how, and opportunities

that empower people to live independent lives, free from poverty, disease and hunger.


A Convoy Event has been scheduled for July 22, 10 a.m. at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center, East Saint Louis. Saint George’s Parish is participating. Please watch the newsletter, bulletin and website for more details.

Join the Altar Guild!

Saint Margaret’s Altar Guild is seeking new members. This dedicated group prepares the altar and sanctuary for worship. Help is especially desired for the 8:00 a.m. Eucharist. To volunteer or for additional information, Contact Maryann Fernandez at 618-257-0321. Please consider this caring ministry, as the Altar Guild helps all of us to worship God “In the beauty of Holiness.”






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